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UF Health Shands Hospital ranks among nation’s best in seven medical specialties

UF Health Shands Hospital ranks among nation’s best in seven medical specialties

Published: Jul 30th, 2019

University of Florida Health Shands Hospital ranks among the nation’s elite in seven adult medical specialties in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 “Best Hospitals” report released today…

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UF Department of Surgery Faculty Promotions

Published: Jul 1st, 2019

Congratulations to Philip Efron, M.D., Shawn Larson, M.D., Janice Taylor, M.D., and Jose Trevino, M.D., who have been promoted within the UF College of Medicine. Philip Efron, Professor, Acute Care […]

Resident Q&A: Tyler Loftus, MD

Resident Q&A: Tyler Loftus, MD

Published: Apr 19th, 2019

Tyler Loftus, MD Fifth-Year Surgery Resident Q: When and how did you first decide you wanted to be a doctor? A: I decided I wanted to be a doctor when […]

Christina's Transformation

Before and After: Christina’s Complete Transformation at UF Health

Published: Apr 9th, 2019

At her biggest, Christina — a mother of three — was 350 pounds and suffering from multiple ailments. UF Health dramatically turned her life around, both physically and emotionally…

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Four Physicians Welcomed to the Society of University Surgeons

Published: Mar 22nd, 2019

The UF Department of Surgery is excited to share the accomplishments of four of its surgeons! Sanda Tan, M.D., Ali Zarrinpar, M.D.,  Christiana Shaw, M.D., and Jose Trevino, M.D., have […]

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UF Department of Surgery Honored at 19th Annual Society of Teaching Scholars

Published: Mar 15th, 2019

On March 13, the The Society of Teaching Scholars held the 19th Annual Celebration of Excellence in Medical Education. The UF Department of Surgery is proud to have had been […]

Society of Teaching Scholars Welcomes Christiana Shaw, M.D.

Society of Teaching Scholars Welcomes Christiana Shaw, M.D.

Published: Feb 6th, 2019

The Society of Teaching Scholars is pleased to welcome Christiana Shaw, M.D., as a new member! This prestigious society aims to honor and foster teaching and educational scholarship at the […]

Bonnie’s Breast Cancer Journey

Bonnie’s Breast Cancer Journey

Published: Nov 6th, 2018

Bonnie Green’s journey through breast cancer was mitigated by the support and expertise she received from UF Health plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Mark Leyngold and UF Health breast cancer […]

Department awarded grant for devices to support surgical skills training

Department awarded grant for devices to support surgical skills training

Published: Oct 26th, 2018

The University of Florida department of surgery has been awarded a grant of products worth more than $364,000 by Ethicon, a manufacturer of surgical devices. The products, including a variety […]

Five Department of Surgery Faculty Recognized as Exemplary Teachers

Five Department of Surgery Faculty Recognized as Exemplary Teachers

Published: Oct 26th, 2018

The following Department of Surgery faculty members have been recognized by the University of Florida as 2018 Exemplary Teachers: Jessica Cioffi, MD – assistant professor, division of surgical oncology Thomas […]